Wednesday, July 20, 2016

If You Tell Me It Can't Be Done, You Are Right, Because You Can't Do It!

If You Tell Me It Can't Be Done, 
You Are Right, Because You Can't Do It!
by Nicholas Ashton, CEO/CIO, CommSmart Global Group

There are too many excuses, pathetic reasons not to complete a task and a total lack of responsibility buzzing around the world for too long!

To make change and complete tasks today, we must have the right information at our fingertips.  If you never read the instruction book or study for an exam, the chance of success is slim to none.

There always those that want to see you fail and will go out of their way to ensure you do so.

Hate is surrounding us, criticism is not enough, they have to lie, cheat and steal to attempt to bring you down.  I know the feeling all too well!

Since 2004 I have had a disruptor who did not get what he wanted when he attempted to extort from me and our company.  We have ignored his inflammatory words and actions, as by responding would only show that we have a concern and would recognize him and his pathetic actions.

Sadly, anything that is posted on the Internet is there forever.  Under the American Constitution, there is Freedom of Speech, whether it is true and believable or not.

It is farcical and pathetic that someone with intelligence would believe his claims.  Sadly, those that do, only perpetuate the problem of the lies. There are now seven times that I have been confronted by individuals regarding this, but never directly.

How do you open a conversation that is negative when you are promoting your company and services?  You don't!

We are an information, data, software and solutions group and am taking this short side step to address this issue, moving on with continued professionalism.  
Why?  Because that is what we do, we are a total change agency who can lead our clients through adversity and times of change.

We do not take it personally, we look objectively and logically.  It is silly to attack the messenger, it is the message that is the focus.

Our strength is our ability to bring you the right information with analytic overtones in our crime analysis capabilities.  Law enforcement and communities must have the facts to enable successful protection for all.

For our society to move forward with a cohesive temperament, we must head-on address the diversity of today's world.

Social or unsocial media has propelled us into a critical path of hatred, anxiety and violent disarray.  Racism, religion, sexual orientation and total dislike of those that are charged with upholding the law have gone way beyond what the forefathers of the United States ever imagined.

It is not too late to resolve and save society.  It cannot be a one sided affair, it must be a cohesive understanding of the current issues and the solutions that are at hand.

It is all about the facts!  The mixture of public data and law enforcements CAD & RMS data, when combined and analyzed in near real time, show us the bigger picture and it is from that canvass we can redraw the landscape of society.

That is why all that CommSmart Global Group achieves is tied to solid information, which is actionable with resolvement. 

It really is not a 'them and us' situation, it is how both sides of the issues believe they are right, but only one side has the 'real facts'.

It is about community awareness and communications, which go hand in hand.

If you have a concern, be direct and go to the source, the phone number is below.

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Monday, July 18, 2016

The Divide... Black/White!

The Divide...
by Nicholas Ashton, CEO/CIO, CommSmart Global Group

The divide between those that scoff the law and law abiding citizens is racially driven.  

The divide within law enforcement between black and white crime is real.  Not from the law enforcement perspective but from those that commit the crimes.

The majority of police work is chasing the criminal element and hoping that the law abiding citizens take care of themselves.

You cannot miss the racial tension between law enforcement and blacks in the United States.  It is about attitude toward law enforcement, the criminal justice system and certain racial provocative groups that have propelled themselves to the forefront by grasping at half truths regarding incidents with blacks that have been killed due to not respecting and compiling with the laws on the books.

Just some of the gleaned facts from surveys conducted in the last couple of years:
  • Black Americans are nearly four times as likely as whites to describe violence against civilians by police officers as an extremely or very serious problem.
  • More than 80 percent of blacks say police are too quick to use deadly force and they are more likely to use it against a black person. 
  • Two-thirds of whites label police use of deadly force as necessary and nearly 6 in 10 say race is not a factor in decisions to use force.
  • There is support among both blacks and whites for many changes in policies and procedures that could be effective in reducing tensions between law enforcement and minorities and limiting police violence against civilians. 
  • For example, 71 percent say body cameras on police would be an effective deterrent to police aggression and 52 percent think community policing programs would help reduce the friction in minority communities.
It is said, that blacks and whites live in different worlds when it comes to perceptions of the criminal justice system and the role that police play in society. But divisions within the white community are almost as stark, with opinions heavily shaped by partisan identification and ideology.

The depth of distrust among the majority of African Americans toward the police, as well as doubts about the treatment of blacks following decisions not to prosecute officers in the killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Mo., Baltimore, Cleveland and New York City is more than alarming.

One survey stated that only 1 in 10 African Americans states blacks and other minorities receive equal treatment with whites in the criminal justice system.

Only about 2 in 10 say they are confident that the police treat whites and blacks equally, whether or not they have committed a crime.

Hang on!

If the law is broken, it does not matter what color, class or creed you are.  It is your attitude to the police officer when confronted with this fact and how you act that will decide how you will be treated.

Let us forget color, class or creed and look at the law and police officers.

The Nine Peelian Principles teach us simple layout facts on dealing with police and the public.

Let us refresh your memories regarding these well tried and tested principles which are the Policeman's Bible:

#3 makes the point for us.

To recognise always that to secure and maintain the respect and approval of the public means also the securing of the willing co-operation of the public in the task of securing observance of laws.

#7 lays it out for us all.

To maintain at all times a relationship with the public that gives reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and that the public are the police, the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.

It is purely abiding by the law and listening to those paid members of the public, (a police officer), who will ensure your safety and compliance with those laws that is important.

It is about CHANGE, change to how we view law enforcement that has been on this global since 1829 and its Nine Peelian Principles that worked then and will work NOW!

William Bratton, NY City Police Commissioner states, 'the Nine Peelian Principles are his bible' and they should be yours also.

For the full Nine Peelian Principles go to:

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